Evaluation in Planning: Evolution and Prospects

Evaluation in Planning: Evolution and Prospects

by Ernest Alexander, Graham Haughton

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ISBN-13: 9781409487067
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 11/28/2012
Series: Urban and Regional Planning and Development Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Ernest Alexander is Emeritus Professor of Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA. He is currently practising in Israel as Principal of APD (Alexander Planning & Design), Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Michael Edwards, Stefano Moroni, Franco Archibugi, Luigi Fusco Girard, Michael Whitbread, Andreas Faludi, Guido Mignolli, Peter Nijkamp, Ron Vreeker, John C. Mourmouris, Maria Giaoutzi, Anastasia Stratigea, Dalia Lichfield, Ernest R. Alexander


Table of Contents

Contents: Preface: evaluation, between past and future, Michael Edwards. Introduction: Evolution and status: where is planning-evaluation today and how did it get here?. History and Theory: The ethics behind evaluation: Lichfield's Approach and Utilitarianism, Stefano Moroni; Evaluations and rationalities: reasoning with values in planning, Ernest R. Alexander. Planning, evaluation and the public interest, Stefano Moroni; Pitfalls in planning and plan-evaluation, Franco Archibugi; Toward sustainable planning: Agenda 21, Habitat, Luigi Fusco Girard; Evaluation of project proposals when the objective is poverty alleviation, Michael Whitbread; Evaluating plans: the application of the European spatial development perspective, Andreas Faludi. Applications in Practice: Values and effects of local identity preservation, Guido Mignolli and Peter Nijkamp; Methods for evaluating development scenarios: an application to Thailand, Ron Vreeker and Peter Nijkamp; Issues in large scale project evaluation, John C. Mourmouris and Maria Giaoutzi; Impact assessment of trans-European networks on area development, Maria Giaoutzi and Anastasia Stratigea; From impact evaluation to dynamic planning: an integrated concept and practice, Dalia Lichfield. Conclusion: Problems and prospects: dilemmas in evaluation and directions for the future, Ernest R. Alexander; Appendix: bibliography of Nathaniel Lichfield's publications; Index.


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